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Greater Johannesburg

Greater Johannesburg is South Africa's largest and most vibrant city and includes the former municipalities of Midrand, Randburg, Bedfordview and Sandton. It is a region that was built on gold. Gold had been found in the area as far back as 1853 but it was not until 1886 that anyone realized just how big the gold reserves were. By 1889 Greater Johannesburg had grown into a rowdy frontier town full of brothels, beer halls and gambling dens. In that year alone more than 630000 ounces were recovered from the reef. A visit to Gold Reef City Theme Park, a reconstructed gold mining village built around Crown Mines no.14 shaft, will give the visitor some idea of life in the region in the late 19th Century, and a trip can be taken underground down the mine shaft.

To the North of central Johannesburg lies Sandton City, a vast complex of hotels, shopping malls and banks all under one roof. This is, without doubt, the finest shopping complex in Africa and one of the world's finest shopping malls, with over 250 stores and shops gathered together under one roof. Sandton has become the new business centre of Greater Johannesburg as most of the big institutions have moved out of the old Johannesburg CBD. Sandton also boasts four nature reserves, two bird sanctuaries and five river trails. Entertainment in the area includes the Montecasino Leisure Complex in Fourways.

By far the fastest growing town within Greater Johannesburg is Midrand, once known as Halfway House. Midrand is situated just to the North of the N1 highway that circles Johannesburg and is bordered by Centurion in the North. Because of its position halfway between Johannesburg and Pretoria, Midrand has become the most attractive area for industrial and commercial development, and Africa's largest mall is planned to be built there in the near future. The whole of the rural area around Midrand is devoted to equestrian pursuits and there is a Lippizaner showground arena with regular shows of these famous horses. In the Kyalami suburb of Midrand is the famous motor racing circuit where regular meetings are held. There are bird sanctuaries in the suburbs of Glen Austin and Beaulieu. There are two film production studios on the Old Pretoria Road in Midrand.

The number of tourist attractions in Greater Johannesburg are too numerous to list all of them, and can be seen suburb by suburb. There are several live theatres including the large new Johannesburg Civic Theatre, numerous cinemas, helicopter trips, the Johannesburg Zoo, theme parks, craft markets galore, such as the Rosebank African Craft Market and flea markets in several different parts of Greater Johannesburg, including the Bruma Flea Market near Bedfordview. There are the Botanical Gardens, Nature Reserves like the one at Lone Hill, the mini town at Santarama, the Turffontein Race Course near Rosettenville, several bird sanctuaries and nature reserves, ice skating, musical fountains and a planetarium. There is sailing on the Emmerentia Dam, hiking on the Braamfontein Spruit or the Wilds, 4x4 and quad trails, horse trails and numerous museums, such as Museum Africa in the Newtown district. While you're in the area you might as well drop into the SAB World Of Beer. Johannesburg also houses many art galleries, including the Johannesburg Art Gallery in Joubert Park.

If you are visiting Johannesburg over the Easter holidays, then don't miss the excitement of the Rand Show at the National Exhibition Centre in Nasrec.

History and military buffs will enjoy a visit to the SA Museum of Military History in Saxonwald, near the zoo. And if old trains and trams are your thing, then you must see the collection of old public vehicles at the James Hall Museum of Transport, located beside the racetrack.

Greater Johannesburg is a city built on the earnings and expectations of gold. The people are fast go-getters, it is a city bursting with energy and with the whole world to offer the visitor. It is a city that cannot be bypassed.

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Gallo Manor Country Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Gallo Manor

Nestled in the leafy Northern Johannesburg suburb of Gallo Manor, a lodge of distinction and style awaits you. Situated on the prestigious Johannesburg Country Club Golf Course minutes away from the heart of Sandton.

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Littlefields Luxury Self Catering Suite

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Randburg

Modern Luxury Self Catering Suite in Olivedale (Non Smoking) with:Separate Entrance. Smoking Section Outside Secure High Wall with Safe Parking. In Safe Boomed off Area. Marble and wooden floors. Combined Lounge Kitchen with Full DSTV (including ..

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Klip-Els Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Randburg

It is situated near large shopping centres, 20km from downtown Jhb and is a 20-30 minute drive from both Jhb International, and Lanseria Airports. Accommodation - 4 double rooms with private bathrooms.

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Grosvenor Inn

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Bryanston

The bedrooms are spacious, beautifully furnished and each has a bathroom en-suite, DStv, under-floor heating, fans and easy access to tea/coffee facilities. The restaurant offers and excellent quality of home cooked meals. Full English breakfast ...

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The Paddocks

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Midrand

Set in the tranquility of the enclosed & secured equestrian estate of Beaulieu, Midrand, is 'The Paddocks'. An up-market, two bedroom, self-catering cottage at affordable prices. Peace and tranquility as well as magnificent views...

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Sleeps: 14 in 6 units/rooms
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7th Street Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Melville

7th Street Guesthouse and Conference Venue is a 4 star graded by TGCSA, with 13 luxury en suite rooms equipped with DSTV, Wifi internet access, heaters, hairdryers, fans, digital safes, coffee/tea facilities and bar fridges stocked with compliment...

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Treetop Heights

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Fourways

Nestling in the tranquil and well-treed environment of Lonehill in Fourways, Sandton these executive one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments offer the perfect location for visiting business professionals and tourists alike. Savour the dynamic....

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Erica Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Johannesburg Municipality

Erica Lodge is a well established Guest house situated in Alberton. We are 5 min from Alrode, Wadeville and Rand Airport. Easy access to N3 Freeway and 15 min from OR Tambo International Airport. We are also a 20 minute drive from exciting tourist...

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Villa D'or Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Fourways

Villa D'or Guest House in Fourways offers high quality modern accommodation with the focus on comfort and entertainment. Villa D'or is known for its exceptional hygiene and cleanliness and its warm friendly atmosphere.

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Amberhall Guesthouse

Guest House Accommodation in Fourways

Set in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg, you will find this gem of luxury accommodation and lush gardens, designed to meet the needs of the business or leisure traveller.

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Sleeps: 18 in 9 units/rooms
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Ruimsig Golf View Manor

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Roodepoort

Ruimsig Golf View manor is a four star luxurious thatched guest house and executive conference centre, offering spacious rooms decorated with original and unique furniture. All rooms are air conditioned, have safes, hairdryers, tea/coffee...

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The Oasis Boutique Hotel

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Rivonia

The Oasis Boutique Hotel (owned by Grayham and Anita Beazley) offers travellers the opportunity to relax and unwind in safety and style. The Oasis Signature Hotel visitors 11 luxurious rooms in which to relax and unwind. Located near ...

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Hoopoe Haven Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Fourways

Hoopoe Haven Guest House offers secure, affordable three star Bed and Breakfast and AA highly recommended self-catering cottages and luxury tented camps near Fourways.

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Sleeps: 8 in 4 units/rooms

The Jack Rose

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Johannesburg Municipality

The PERFECT ROSEBANK ACCOMMODATION for Business and Leisure Travellers. There are 56 huge rooms and apartments, the beds are comfortable, the WiFi is fast & free and the coffee is GOOD! This perfect location makes getting around Johannesburg that much eas

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Parktown Guesthouse

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Parktown

Parktown Guesthouse is set in a beautiful garden of a private Parktown estate - Situated in a lovely neighborhood. The cottage can accommodate two persons.

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Abbott's in Parkhurst

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Parkhurst

Self catering accommodation in Parkhurst, Johannesburg. Including office area and within walking distance restaurants, shops and pubs. A sports club is on the boundary of the establishment.

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The Cottage

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Midrand

The Cottage is a thatch cottage which offers 6 beautiful, comfortable rooms for your stay in Midrand, Gauteng. We are small and personal yet elegant and accommodating. Beautiful spacious garden - out of city atmosphere.

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Donnybrook Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Lone Hill

Donnybrook Guesthouse is situated in the lovely country environment of Glenferness, Johannesburg North. Converted from the original farm building of the Donnybrook estate, the Guesthouse offers you a warm and homely stay in an attractive country setting.

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Villa Lugano Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Johannesburg Municipality

Villa Lugano Guesthouse is an exclusive Mediterranean styled luxury 4 Star and an AA Quality Assured Superior graded guest house ideally situated in Mulbarton in South Africa's City of Gold, Johannesburg. Situated close to the Camaro Street....

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Acacia House Executive Suite

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Kelvin

Acacia House Executive Suite is an exclusive private suite, comprising accommodation for a single business professional or a couple. Situated in Kelvin, a peaceful boomed suburb of Sandton, Acacia House is close to Sandton...

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